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conviction is serious or violent. >>> president obama will head back to washington this afternoon after celebrating his reelection in his home state of illinois. reporter rene marsh is live in chicago. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, pam. so now the newly elected newly reelected i should say president obama he has a lot of work to do. one of the unresolved issues he has to tackle now that fiscal cliff. but before he gets back to work, he took a little time to celebrate his victory with supporters here at his head quarters early this morning. >>> electrified youd greeted president barack obama early wednesday morning. he says he's ready for four more years. >> with your stories and your struggles, i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work we need to do and the future that lies ahead. >> reporter: his reelection comes after a nail biting night of returns. his president defended his home turf and won several critical swing states including ohio. pushing him over the 270 electoral vote mark. >> i want to thank every american who particip
to washington d.c. and we will talk about the chances of ending the gridlock that keeps republicans and democrats from working together. >>> there is a tax measure to help struggling schools. the voters approved the temporary tax increase. 46.1 voted against it. tara moriarty explains what it means for local schools. >> reporter: he said he was going to do it. >> i know a lot of people had some doubts. and had some questions about can you really go to the people and ask them to vote for a tax. but they did. >> the only place where a state said let's raise our taxes for the kids, for the schools, for our california green. >> problem 30 will raise the state tax and increase income taxes for people who make $250,000 a year by three percentage points for seven years. it is projected to raise $6 billion a year for schools. >> i didn't realize that prop 30 won and how stressed out i was. >> he is the principal at mission high school in san francisco where many public schools have struggled with money and test scores. >> if it didn't pass, it would be devastating to all the schools in san
, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the president and his family returned to the white house overnight. before returning to washington, the president called congressional leaders and urged them to work together in a spirit of bipartisanship to cut through the gridlock. coming up at 7:15, the chances the president and congress will be able to keep the country from going off a fiscal cliff at the end of the year. >>> we're just three hours away from the grand opening of the paragam outlets in livermore and shoppers are expected to turn out in big numbers. claudine wong is live there with the impact this is expected to have on the economy. >> reporter: good morning. 130 stores. a lot of people looking for bargains. you have a big boost to the community. i want you to take a look down here. you can see a lot of folks down there, just starting to show up. they are getting the stores ready. these are all folks who want to make sure that everyone is exactly right when people show up
could come this evening. maine is the first state to put it on the ballot. maryland and washington voters are -- asked to overturn it done by legislators. minnesota voters asked to change the constitution to define it as between a man and woman. six states have legalized it by legislation or court order. this is maryland earlier this year. 32 states have previously rejected gay marriage, proponents say they have been encouraged by national polling. 49% favor same sex marriage. maryland's turn out reported as very heavy. early returns just into the newsroom, 52% are approving same sex marriage. in maine, 53% approving it. minnesota no returns yet. the results in washington may not be known until the end of the week because of late mail in ballots. reporting live. >> now in addition to election results, reporters watching voter turn out, analysts have predict that fewer people will go to the polls this year compared to the last president alley election and david stevenson is in san francisco tonight to tell us what he is finding out about the question of turn out. >> reporter: the v
in washington. we'll talk with our guests in a moment but first an update on the tense military situation on the gaza border. leland vittert has the latest. leland? >> reporter: chris, israel is very much a country on the brink of war. we have seen hundreds, if not thousands of tanks and personally carriers, ready to push into the gaza strip, in a moment's notice, because the airstrike simply did not stop the rockets flying out of gaza, towards israel. and the iron dome intercepted a number of those rockets today. however, about 8 or 10 got through, causing a half dozen injuries inside of southern israel. and, for the israelis, the airstrikes continued pounding away, day five of hitting the gaza strip, so far the airstrikes killed 50-plus people, half of them civilians, including a number of children and the air forces hit almost a thousand targets, and, leveled much of hamas's infrastructure, inside of the gaza strip. as for the ground war, which certainly caused more civilian casualties, a major escalation. israel called up 30,000 reservists and they are on the borders now, infantry and
in maryland, maine, and washington state will decide if they should make same-sex marriage legal. in minnesota, a gay marriage ban is on the ballot. >> reporter: this could be a historic night if maine, maryland, or washington voters approve, it would be the nation's first legalization of same-sex marriage by popular vote. maine is the first state to put the issue before voters on its own. maryland and washington voters asked to overturn legalization done by legislators and minnesota voters asked to change the state's constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman. six states have legalized same- sex marriage by legislation or court order. this is maryland earlier this year. 32 states have previously rejected gay marriage. opponents are encouraged by national polling showing a significant plurality of americans. 49% favor same-sex marriage. the voter turn out is reported to be very heavy. the results in the washington state voting may not be known until the end of the week because of late mail-in ballots. >>> we have new numbers. the election results out of kentucky, the ap has j
by the democrat, the house being held by a republican. to think a division in washington where we have seen, a cooperation between those groups over the last four years. the question is moving ahead over the next four years can that gap be bridged. the president suggested that the devastation in the east coast may be a sign that the company can work together, we shall soon see. >> ken, honestly i don't know how you can concentrate or hear yourself think with all of that excitement going on mind -- behind you. what is it like to be in that room right now? >> it is certainly, it remind me of a convention frankly. the last speech of a convention. you have thousands of people on their feet celebrating along with the president and his family and the bidens. >> all right. >> what a celebration there. president obama spoke for probably just about 30 minutes or so. and again you see the end result there. a very excited crowd. president obama getting four more years. the president saying he can finish the job he started four years ago. >> you can see the crowd there, not wanting to leave the room a
them to do it. >>> well, there are new fears of political gridlock in washington. the challenge facing congress as america approaches the fits cal clinch. >>> and trouble on eastbound 24 and find out why westbound 24 is a mess headed the other way. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, november 7th. this morning, the state of florida remains too close to call but president obama has more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win re- election. the race was called after the president captured several battleground states including ohio, colorado, wisconsin and iowa. [ cheers ] >> thousands of supporters cheered as the president, first lady and their two daughters emerged at the victory party. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> president obama and his family spent the in chicago. >>> mitt romney m
cuts. unless a divided washington cuts a deal. we'll talk with four congressional leaders, who will play big roles in trying to find a compromise. republican senator bob corker, and congressman tom price. and democratic senator kent conrad and congressman chris van hollen. plus, president obama looks ahead to a second term, while republicans look to regroup. we'll ask our sunday panel about what both sides need to do, moving forward. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. on veterans day. when we honor the military, for their service to our nation. and, sadly, we begin today with a dramatic fall from grace, of one of the most respected military men of this generation. cia director and retired four star general david petraeus stepped down friday after admitting to an extramarital affair. joining us to discuss that and upcoming hearings on the deadly terror attack in libya is the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein, senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you very much, chris. >> chr
suspended flights to and from the new york area, flights to connecticut and washington d.c. were also canceled. >>> president barack obama back at the white house no time to celebrate his reelection victory because of major issues to deal with. the president and his family returned to the white house late last night and he called congressional leaders urged them to work together to cut through the washington gridlock. right now everybody is promising to cooperate. >>> it is a mandate for us to find a way to work together on the solutions to the challenges -- challenges we all faces a nation. >> we have to find ways to use that word which are disdainful of which i see is anee normsly large compromise. >> and they are looking into how to stop the nation from going off that fiscal cliff. >>> shoppers are turning out in groves in livermore this morning. ktvu channel 2 morning news claudine wong is out there this morning. beautiful boost for the local eek connie. -- economy. look at this nice long stretch of stores. >> reporter: we have some people getting ready for this 10:00 a.m. schedul
against washington, and a huge one with stanford and, of course, the civil war at oregon state. a very tough schedule for oregon down the stretch. >> gus: barner running. hayes pullard with the tackle. a huge day for kenjon barner. prior to that, 37 carries, 295 yards. 4 touchdowns. chip kelly and his oregon team, he has now rushed for 300 yards, officially 38 carries, 300 yards, averaging 8 yards per carry, breaking lamichael james' record most rushing yards in a game at the university of oregon. >> charles: you don't want to take a loss here for the record purpose, right? you don't want to drop down below 300. >> gus: they hand it to him. he won't take a loss at all! kenjon barner, again, that's number five! kenjon barner with 322 yards rushing. 5 touchdowns. >> charles: they wear you down physically, but they also wear you down mentally. because they keep you thinking, and at an extremely fast rate all game long. and after a while, it's hard for those synapses to keep coming together and figuring out what to do, and he waltzes into the end zone. >> gus: great kick-out block on that
honor the serve the people for the last 40 years. i went to washington by running against an unpopular war. i leave knowing the landscape changed but the needs remain. i congratulate eric swalwell on his victory. eric swalwell hasn't heard from pete stark till we showed it to him. >> i would say the people -- their craving and desire to have someone who will live in the district and work hard for the people back in washington. >> reporter: pete stark was under fire for living in maryland while saying this home was his resident. pete stark also had to back track. >> i wish him well. he served for 40 years. that is something he should be proud of. >> reporter: eric swalwell goes to washington as the second youngest member of congress. live, eric rasmussen. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> another democrat was unseeded last night. brad sherman meet howard burrman. he got 42% of the vote. >>> voters approved the ballot measure to raise taxes. 54% of voters said yes to prop 30. compared to 46% who voted no. governor jerry brown says it puts california on a more solid fiscal footing. >> this takes t
home last month. the 24-year-old darnell washington facing nine counts in connection with the killing of the 55-year-old. washington didn't give a plea this morning. he was told to return to court in richmond next week. washington was sent back to california after he and his wife were arrested in seattle driving a car taken from the victim's home. >> a man who was injured while celebrating the giant's world series win has died. san francisco police say that the 37-year-old shaun moffet said he was attacked around 9:30 p.m. on october 28th. he told his roommate several people surrounded him and hit him in the head with a metal object. he called the police the next day after his injuries got worse. police are considering the case a suspicious death as they wait for autopsy results. >>> san jose police are questioning a man on why he allegedly had a live snake in his car. offers detonated explosive device late last night near the airport. they had pulled the driver over and found a suspicious device in the vehicle. they shut down the area including a section of the highway. >> since th
about avoiding that cliff. boehner said he's "the most reasonable guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools will receive $14 billion more over the next four years than they would have if the measure had failed. high-earning californians may have to recalculate their budgets. under prop 30, people making more than $250,000 a year will pay up to 3% more in income taxes than in previous years. that's retroactive. and the sales tax is going up .25. >>> in a short while, some people will get extra help for the holidays. janine de la v
, november 19th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: a better tone out of washington is giving a lift to the stock market. the market made gains on friday, but it wasn't enough to wipe away losses for this week. in market action last week, the dow fell 1.8%, the s&p was down 1.5%, and the nasdaq edged lower by 1.8%. president obama is still traveling in asia today, where he is calling for continued political reforms. american pilots will vote again on a contract offer from the airline, which remains in bankruptcy. the pilots rejected a previous offer in august. and a quick check of gas prices shows the price of a gallon of unleaded dropped a couple of pennies last week, but is down dramaticaly from a month ago. let's get some trader thoughts now from scott bauer of trading advantage. happy monday morning to you scott. > > good morning angie. > > there is a lot of talk about this fiscal cliff as you know. but i am hearing that traders really believe there is already a backroom deal in the works. > > you know, that is what they say, and i tend to agree with that. there is no way, it's j
. there are lots of rumblings coming out of washington. let's turn to scott bauer of trading advantage to talk about this alleged fiscal cliff. what do you think - and good morning - deal or no deal, scott? > > good morning angie. yeah, there is going to be a deal. it may not be later this week, it may not be next week, but i think at a minimum we are going to see congress, the president, everyone say, you know what, we are on the table together here, and even if we have to extend this three months, six months, we are going to get it done. there is no way with the recovery that we have seen - and i'm not talking about the stock market recovery, i am talking more of the consumer sentiment recovery, housing recovery - with what we have seen the last quarter of this year, there is no way that the guys in washington can harm that or add anything to take the momentum away from that. it just won't happen. > let's talk about the stock market. what levels are you watching here? > > 1390 really held yesterday, during the sell-off in the morning. that is a real near- term support in s&ps. i think in the
. new poll is out suggesting the race for the white house is still neck and neck. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters nation-wide support president obama. while 48% say they support republican challenger mitt romney. >>> now to our continuing coverage of sandy. it has killed at least 157 people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of its 3,000 polling places do not have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot applications has been extended until the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help the storm victims out east. dozens of military personnel left travis air force pace yesterday
to washington after voters in wisconsin reelected him to represent the state's first district. now bay area republicans were left sad and disappointed. about 100 republicans gathered in walnut creek at masimos's restaurant. they watched the returns. however the celebration they planned never happened. after president obama's victory was announced many simply headed home. >> it's a pretty sad night here in the republican. there is a lot of people here thought romney communicated a message that resinated with america and disappointed he did not prevail. >> ironically i'm not feeling quite as sad as i thought i would. several of my dearest friends almost made me cry but not quite. >> while they are sad about romney's defeat republicans also point to other victories like maintaining control of the house of the representatives. the election did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats they still controlled the u.s. senate. the republicans still controlled the house of representatives. coming up at 5:15 what that means for lawmakers moving ahead and for gridlock in washington. >
. >>> with the election now behind us, washington lawmakers now turn their attention to the so-called fiscal cliff looming at the end of the year. there will be $600 billion in automatic tax increases, as temporary tax breaks end, and new taxes take effect. at the same time, the government will have to implement massive spending cuts agreed upon last year as part of a debt ceiling deal. join boehner opened the door to new taxes. >> for the purposes of forging a bipartisan agreement that begins to some the problem, we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> boehner said the right conditions including a overhaul of entitlements, reform of the tax code. some democrats immediately objected to lowering income tax. >>> the dow industrials fell 300 points. nasdaq fell 74. the market's toughest day was made worse by scaled back estimates from europe. >>> the city of san jose is raising its minimum wage before the level set by the state. live at san jose state, and tells us the vote could be the start of a whole new trend. >> reporter: frank, if you work in san jose and make minimum wage, y
guy in washington and he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> they're still counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for about 10 min
the republican position on avoiding the fiscal cliff. boehner says he's the most reasonable guy in washington and believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have crashes. i don't think you're going to have friday light today. >> i'm still hoping but i think you might be right dave and pam. you should be especially careful on your way to work today. a ktvu photographer actually took some video of someone driving in the rain and this photographer, our photographer was driving out actually early, pounding rain on 880 a few hours ago. chp warns there are shrieky slick -- slick highways. there was hail earlier the in the east bay. be careful there could be pooling water especially near
. >>> lawmakers return to washington today with just 35 days until the "fiscal cliff" happens. and believe it or not, airlines are trying to keep queue on time. we'll explain now. >>> first business starts now. >>> you are watching first business. >>> good morning, it is monday, november 26, i am bill, so, did you survive black friday and welcome to super mondays. the holiday shopping season is now if full swing. we are going to spend more the last few weeks of the year than last year. remember tomorrow is giving tuesday. consider what you might do. >>> 35 days now for congress to solve that little impasse . this week they are going to try to make a deal. and is europe just buying greece? today finance minterred meet again to talk about releasing more billions your rows. >>> and now tim, he is the managing partner, so, tim, the eu, they are met meting again today and it still looks like they need money to go to greece. how much are traders going be paying attention to this? >> well, i think it is going p quite a bit of attention because it is a critical issues. and after three years of res
. >> the crowds are going home, the party is over, the president returns to washington, d.c. for another four years. the question is, will he find cooperation that he talked about in this speech. in chicago, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> mitt romney made what many people called a gracious acceptance speech, it was not a speech accepting the president, saying he regretted he did not win it. ktvu's rita williams reports on the last minute of changes that through one hotel for a loop. >> reporter: this is what mitt romney faced this morning in boston. freezes temperatures and dark skies. the reality of being president was over. after mitt romney made his concession speech he made a decision to stay over night here. >> it is a moving target when you are working with the secret service. we didn't expect them to stay over night. >> reporter: supporters were left trying to figure out how republicans win next time. >> republican party needs to get their house in order. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romne
that will take effect. a washington correspondent explains the sense of urgency. >> reporter: now that the election is over this is washington's next fight. tackling the nation's debt. expiring tax cuts, massive layoffs, it's hanging over the heads of the most powerful in the nation's capitol. >> right now if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up. >> reporter: the stakes haven't be higher. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ignoring this fiscal crisis could throw merck back into a recession. john boehner called on the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: for the first time there looks to be signs of cooperation. a willingness to negotiate to find a solution. >> i'm not weighted to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president invited congressional leaders of both parties to begin working on a plan. any balanced pl
of the battleground states but not by much. reporting live, from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >> now this emphasis on the battleground states in the presidential race is relatively new. president obama and mitt romney campaigned in only 10 states since the political conventions. compared to back in the 1960s presidential election john f. kennedy he campaigned in 49 states. and richard nixon visited all 50 states. some political experts say the current practice of focusing on so few states that distorts the entire electoral process. >>> it's 7:17. a ktvu field poll suggest fewer ballots will be cast today in california compared to the 2008 presidential election. despite a record number of people registering to vote. poll estimates about 12.75 million people will actually cast ballots in the state this year. that's compared to 13.74 million in 2008. one theory suggest people were more motivated four years ago because of the historic nature of the obama candidacy. >>> on the flip side voters using mail-in ballots are expected to reach a new high. field poll expects 51% to vote e
. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country support president obama. while 48% say they are voting for his challenger mitt romney. >>> new at noon community members in an east oakland neighborhood at this hour are celebrating the groundbreaking of a new business center development. the project promises about 100 new jobs for the community and would finally bring a grocery store to the neighborhood. new at noon ktvu's brian flores is at the event in mcought there boulevard in east oakland, good afternoon. >> reporter: hi, good afternoon to you as you can see behind me there is not much besides dirt and construction crews but in less than a year a new grocery store and business development is expected to arise here and give people new jobs and hopefully new hope. >>> just a few minutes ago city officials community members and business leaders held a ceremony of a new grocery store built here, foodco, has broke ground on the super market set to open by 2013. this is the first major some super market set to open here in a long time but getting here has taken a long
is on a military base in washington state but we will tell you how afghan village earns will take part. >>> checking in on the progress at the new stadium. >>> if you are driving any time soon on highway 4 should be a decent drive for you. we'll tell you more about the morning commute. >>> good morning. skies are clear. a little bit of patchy fog but it won't last very long. north bay or east bay. after that sunny and warm. possible record highs. >>> we are now hours away from the presidential election as the candidates go through their final push before the voters today. renae marsh is live in chicago with how president obama and mitt romney are spending their final day on the campaign trail. >> reporter: good morning, brian. a very cold, cold morning here in chicago. of course chicago being ground zero for the obama campaign. you said it we have less than 24 hours before the big night election night. and both candidates not showing any signs of slowing down. every hour counts for the president as he takes one last swing at the tossup states today and national polls show the race is c
. they need four additional senate seats to take control and there are two hot button issues, washington state and oregon colorado could become the first state to release small amounts much pot. they will decide whether or not to legalize same sex marriage. it has been rejected in all 32 states that held popular votes on the issue. as the poles start to close on the east coast, you can go to our website and you can still find your polling place and a state by state break down of what is next. >>> a driver is being honored for his actions during the world series victory. he kept his passengers safe while his bus was set on fire on third and market streets. according to the san francisco chronicle, he evacuated his bus after somebody started smashing the windows. police are looking for somebody seen on video starting the fire. >>> good afternoon, most live blue skies, for the afternoon giving you a live look from mt. diablo, good air quality, good to moderate around the region and plenty of sunshine. 73 in santa rosa, livermore for you, 78 into san jose, along the coast reported at passive can,
. >>> the man accused of killing a teacher last month appeared in court today. darnell washington faces 9 counts in connection with the killing of susie ko. today a hearing was set for november 16 for him to enter a plea. he and his wife were arrested in seattle while driving a car that was taken from susie ko's home. tania washington is still awaiting extradition. >>> san francisco held a prayer service today for a 20-year-old man killed in the bay view. >> hear our prayers for your son. >> it was held where he was gunned down friday night. the group hopes its prayers will help stop the killings in the city. he is the 59th homicide victim of the year. >>> death penalty supporters will ask voters to speed up the execution process. days after voters chose to retain the death penalty, they are considering their own ballot measure. it would require a single dose lethal injection method. >> voters always play a role in terms of applying political pressure. if we need to go back to the ballot again, that is a definite possibility. >> the switch would speed up the execution process. >>> a group in san
that time. >>> we have breaking news now out of washington, d.c. david petraeus just announced his resignation this morning. he's reportedly leaving because of an extramarital affair. he was a four-star general who served as commander of the international force in afghanistan until he became cia director in september of last year. he replaced leon panetta who is now secretary of defense. in his statement he said he had exercised "extremely poor judgment in having an affair" petraeus has been married for 37 years. >>> when we get back, we'll see if walt investors are in a better mood today. also a reminder from the u.s. postal service, although it's still a long way from christmas. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin
for washington. can two sides of the aisle reach an agreement on one plan? the unemployment rate for veterans is dropping. what sectors are hiring the most heros. plus, apple devices are getting more complex to make. why it could mean a longer wait for apple gadgets. and, how superstorm sandy could affect home depot stock this week. keep it here, first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's monday, november 12. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: stocks drop. the dow & s&p 500 fell 2% last week. some traders say it was just good old profit taking. others believe the fall was out of fear of the looming fiscal cliff. the market could have a heavy metal reaction today to a deal that was announced late friday. precision castparts is buying titanium metals for $2.9 billion in cash. in the "affairs to remember" category, christopher kubasik, who was on his way to becoming the ceo of lockheed martin, resigned after revealing an affair with an employee. cia director david patraeus also resigned friday becau
of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legislation freezes cane. >> if they hope about their political future they will back off. >> i just hope that the medical cannabis collectives in california can hang on until that happens. >> reporter: but that could be a long way. as for the federal government stands, the justice department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the
with it. >> reporter: we met in investigators at lincoln boulevard in washington where gibson was struck 10:00 a.m. monday. park police say the suspect was driving a late model black porsche cayanne. >> the bridge authority has a video of a bridge porsche cayanne going north toward the tunnel at about that same time period. >> reporter: people who run, bike and walk through the presidio are disheartened to learn what happened. >> it is horrible to hear because i would hope that people are more kind than that. >> i don't theup anybody should be able to get away with this -- i don't think anybody should be able to get away with this. >> reporter: the driver could face felony hit-and-run charges not to mention charges of theft. because the bike is still missing. reporting live from san francisco, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> a wall of water and mud rushed through a daly city neighborhood destroying homes and cars in its wake. we have live team coverage tonight beginning with ktvu's christien kafton who spoke to residents who are still assessing the damage this evening. christian. >> frank if y
. broadwell spent last week at her brother's home in washington, d.c. a friend of broadwell's says she deeply regrets the damage that's been done to her family and everyone else's. and she's trying to repair the damage and move forward. >>> new this morning, president obama is making the last stop of his whirlwind tour of southeast asia. he's now attending an east asian summit in cambodia. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with how the president is making history on this trip. alison? >> reporter: tori, he's the first american president to visit cambodia. here is a look at president obama's arrival for the east asia summit. white house officials say the president had a tense meeting earlier with the prime minister of cambodia because president obama spent most of the meeting raising concerns about human rights issues. president obama received an incredibly warm welcome and as he visited myanmar yesterday, the country had long been considered an outcast. the president praised its progress but made clear that the u.s. support would disappear if the democratic reforms were not con
and investers are feeling better about the possible ending for the cliff hanger in washington. they were buying the market with both hands on monday, leaving green arrows pointing higher across the screen for stocks and commodities. federal reserve chair ben bernanke speaks today at a new york economic club meeting. he's expected to talk about monetary easing and the economic recovery. eurozone leaders meet today to talk about bailout funding for greece. and the world bank says more droughts are likely world-wide as global temperatures continue to rise. violence is ratching up in the middle east. john brady of rj o'brien joins us now for a look at the trading day from cme group. good to have you on the show this morning. > > thank you much. > > oil prices were higher yesterday by almost 3% during the session at one point. is the middle east the main driver behind the move? > > i don't think so actually. i think the the strength in crude was mirrored by strength in other commodities as well, and specifically risk assets had a super day on monday with the idea that over the course of the weekend
. dallas cowboys are the most recent believers in the new star power of rg3. washington spent thanksgiving in dallas today and robert griffin iii adds more big plays to his resume. a 60-yard touchdown. robert griffin iii completes 20- 28 passes. 4 touchdowns and a pick. washington scores 28 points in the 2nd quarter. this is rg3's pass to pierre garcon for another 59-yard score. redskins win in dallas 38-31. both teams are 5-6. lions lost their 9th straight thanksgiving game today, hosting houston. justin forsett. they thought he was done but nobody blows a whistle so he runs for the touchdown. the coach threw a red flag to challenge the call but it is not a challengeable play but he isn't down. both teams missed field goals in over time. texans get a second chance. sneaking in a 32-yarder. houston wins. st. mary's men beats drexel. that is sports for this thanksgiving day. >> thank you. >>> the martinez rover made a -- the mars rover made a big discovery. a nasa scientists says the find is for the history books. the rover made the discovery. it examines the soil for water and other eviden
're all on pins and needles waiting for every bit of news or rumors coming out of washington. the dow is up 79. the nasdaq is up 14. s & p is up 7. >>> 400,000 unemployed californians are also closely watching the fiscal cliff negotiations in washington, d.c. that's because emergency federal unemployment benefits are due to expire december 29, unless congress extends them. in california notices of the possible loss of benefits are in the mail this week. >>> powerball ticket sales are soaring today as the clock ticks down to tonight's drawing of a record jackpot. people all over the country are joining the rush to get rich. the powerball pay off has ballooned to more than $550 million. it's still growing. there are no powerball tickets sold in california. one of eight state that is don't sell powerball tickets. many are are relying on out of state friends to buy them a ticket. others are taking a trip to oregon to buy their chance at the good life. >>> today, a live look outside shows the sun has emerged from behind some of the rain clouds. the break is not expected to last for long. w
. the washington red skins have closed 17-1 in presidential prediction. the red skin rule goes as this. if the home team wins at home before the election the incumbent stays in office. however if the opponent loses, then so does the president. today the red skin lost to the panthers. indicating that mitt romney will win the white house. >>> occupied protesters will return to washington for a preelection day protest. the last occupy dc encampment joined by in february. they hope to show the government that quote, we are the 99%. telling protesters that no with weapons will be allowed and no violence will be tolerated. >>> a ktvu special report. >> i know that refinery workers at chevron and other refineries do fear retaliation. >> almost three months after that massive fire at chevron's refinery in richmond, tom vacar takes a closer look at safety concerns and what happens when chevron fails to act. >> and if you ride amtrak's capital corridor train listen up. where the train will not be stopping for the next two weeks. >>> in tonight's special report we take a closer look at refineries in richmond.
. the most recent polling puts president barack obama ahead but not by much. reporting live washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well a new field pole is suggesting fewer ballots will be cast than in the 2008 presidential election despite the number of people registering to vote. it is estimating more than 12 million people are preparing compare that to 7-point four million in 2008. there is one theory, people were more motivated four years ago because of the hiss tore rick nature of president barack obama's candidacy. voters are expected to reach a new record and they are expecting 51% to vote early and compared to 51% voting early. we will have very special coverage this afternoon and we started as poles were closing on the east coast. we will have up to the minute results on ktvu channel 2 morning news and there is an expanded addition on the 10:00 news for bay election coverage. >>> a new vaccine is showing some results. they developed the vaccine and they say it appears to have metropolitan from reaching the nervous system. so far the vaccine has only bee
of marijuana. the oregon measure legalizes and taxes marijuana and voters in washington are asked to regulate marijuana like alcohol. and in colorado the marijuana cowboy. >> this one says that it should be legalized. >> the war on drugs have been destructive and immoral policies since slavery. it has to go. >> campaigning for the colorado that would let marijuana be sold and taxed. montana voters are asked to repeal the law passed years ago. the federal government is watching and unclear how drug enforcement officials would change their stance on medical marijuana enforcement if it passes. >>> our political expert corry cook is back and talking about virginia, ohio and florida, the big three. does mitt romney have to win two out of those three to win the election. >> yes. it is conceivable that obama gets two of the three you can do the math. it is sort of threading a needle. the rest of country as you begin to call the states on the east coast and look at the map, a lot of the country is fixed and we are looking at the battleground states. >> when you were with us four years ago covering th
. they are expected to take it up after the thanksgiving break. in washington allison burns, in washington ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> look at all those wild turkeys in danville there. some bay area residents say turkeys are invading their yards and leaving droppings on their cars. it is also a serious problem after hitting a flock of turkeys. they recommend using a water hose to shoe them from your home. >> the sacramento information could curb funds. it allows manufacturers to curb production by giving them the option of purchasing credits to keep greenhouse gases above a certain cap. >>> and they are making arrests over blackout wednesday. and the number of dui arrests coming up in the city and where fights broke out, we will have more and explain. >> and we have some problems but as people are heading out, it looks pretty good. >> yes, one of the things i want to let you know, interstate 580 is back open again after the police activity and it went along and take a look at the count my and we see some flashing lights or perhaps something is going on and we will let you know. i see it mo
media to rally public support for its position. >>> well 400,000 are watching it happen in washington and that's because of emergency federal unemployment benefits due to expire december 29th unless congress is due to expire. they are noticing the possible loss of benefits which are going into the mail this week. >>> 6:09 is the traffic and certainly could be an issue as we get some rain, let's check in with tara who is in for sal. >> people need to take it slow with the rain coming in. we have a map showing an accident on grant line road and this is sort of a slow stretch anyway so of course it is not helping the situation. up next we are looking at the bay bridge toll plaza and the metering lights are on so give yourself some extra time and that bong is extending back to the maze on the east shore freeway. you can see in the pittsburgh area, those headlights are westbound as you drive to 680 in concord. no delays aas of yet. here is steve. >>> thank you very much. our system is moving on shore as advertised. the rain is picking up especially towards the north bay and we have wind an
. >>> the redskins have a good track record. since 1940 the washington, d.c. teams scored 17-1 in the presidential predictions. the redskins says if the team wins the last game at home before the vote the incumbent stays in office. today the redskins lost 21-13 to the panthers. indicating that mitt romney will win the white house. coming up, the push for proposition 30 in california. the campaign in the east bay to get voters to approve a tax for education. >>> tomorrow occupiers return to washington for a preelection day protest, the last encampment ended in december. the group is urging they show the government we are the 99%. organizers are calling for a peaceful demonstration and telling protesters no weapons will be allowed. >>> today in berkeley a rally. measure s would ban sitting on sidewalks. ktvu's lorraine blanco tells us things escalated. >> reporter: protesters were supposed to be out here till 6:00 p.m. but police said they couldn't be against the fences anymore so now their signs are left and one protesters will soon face a judge. >> reporter: what started as a protest turned into a
of a crash northbound 680 at washington the crash is on the other side of the road. but people are really taking a look at it you can see how slow it is there on 680 southbound. not good driving. usually it's light here at this time. if you drive this right now, you will see a lot of slow traffic. you need to leave the house earlier. also the morning commute on the east shore freeway westbound is getting busier driving toward the mccarthur maze. let's go back to the desk. >>> and we have developing news for you out of san francisco. right now crew roberts scene of a fire in the bay view district. tara moriarty joins us live from the scene with the latest tara. >> reporter: we are here at the corner of hamas and ingalls. you got this around 5:00 if >> yeah around 4:30, 5:00 this morning. first units on the scene encountered a little fire coming from this carport. it was held to a first alarm. what you see there appears to be some type of workshop. a couple cars were involved. we were able to make a quick knock down of the fire. right now the cause is not determined at this time. arson will
is in our washington, d.c. with the role that hillary clinton is playing trying to end the violence. alison? >> reporter: secretary clinton is in egypt right now after meetings with israeli and palestinian leaders. she issued a statement this morning calling the bus explosion in tel aviv a terrorist attack. at least 18 people were hurt. three seriously. hamas praised the attack but did not claim responsibility. secretary clinton says the u.s. strongly condemns the bombing and is ready to provide any assistance that israel requires. there were high hopes for a truce when she arrived in israel less than 24 hours ago but the bombing and israel's response launching new attacks in gaza is a dramatic setback. she's still pushing for a longer term solution. >> the goal must be security and advances the security of palestinians and israelis. >> there are reports that the tentative outline of a truce calls for a 72-hour cease-fire to give more time for some sort of diplomatic breakthrough. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:17. new this morning, general jo
in washington. on this holiday weekend, we are watching several major foreign policy developments from egypt, to gaza. to the continuing controversy over the benghazi attacks. here to talk about it all is senator john mccain, and, senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you, chris, dancing with turkeys? >> chris: you have to wait until the end of the show to see. >> i thought we were doing that now! >> chris: president mohamed morsi, gave himself almost unchecked powers and sent thousands into the streets, the people who have been helping to topple hosni mubarak, now, who they are calling the new egyptian pharaoh. are we headed for a you new islamist coup and islamist state in egypt. >> it could be headed that way and also could be headed back to a military takeover, if things went in the wrong direction. you could also see a scenario where there is continued chaos. i'll never forget, chris, after i was in egypt, i met with the young people who made the revolution in the square, and, a young woman said, senator mccain it's not the first election we worry about, it's the second. th
:00 this morning near the corner of grant and washington. deputies say a man in his 30s was drinking and driving, hit the pole and then left. they caught up with him four miles away. then the chp was brought this to give a test. they arrested him on suspicious of dui. right now 45 customers are without power and we spoke to one neighbor through the wires that now drape across his driveway. >> just woke up and tell me -- big crash and we woke up. the guy was gone. >> reporter: now you can see the traffic lights are out in this section. chp is monitoring traffic making sure everybody slows down especially in this rain. if you look at this pole you can seat wood and where it snapped off at base right there. pg&e crews say because of that they will have to replace that entire pole and this is a job that will take all day. . >> thank you. its been a wet morning drive for bay area drivers after rain moved in overnight. here is what it looked like on the jackson street off ramp southbound 980. you can see flooding created dangerous conditions. roads were slick heading toward the bay bridge. we will c
and neck. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country port president obama while 48% say they are voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> your time is 7:03. in overnight news a san francisco apartment fire could have been a lot worse according to neighbors. if one man would have not sumped into action. the fire started at 10:30 last night on balboa street in the richmond district. a man who lives in the building filmed this video. he talked to a neighbor who was fighting the flames with a fire extinguisher before the firefighters arrived. [ inaudible ] >> the firefighters are telling us at least one person has been displaced. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> a man in san jose is very lucky to be alive this morning. thanks to his dog who helped save him from his burning house. fire broke out on ivy creek circle about 9:00 last night. crews say the dog kept barking. woke up the man who then took three of his dogs and then ran out of the house. one of his dogs though did not get out and died in the fire. firefighters a
report from washington on when he are hearing lawmaker who heard him testify. >>> the fbi agent who started the investigation that led to the resignation said a shirtless photograph of him found in the e-mail of jill kelley was meant as a joke. fredricks humphries said he was making fun of himself and it wasn't sexual. it shows him posing with a pair of dummies. everybody thought they looked like him so hee mailed the photograph to friends with a caption saying which one is fred? >> it is 7:08. a memorial is planned in vallejo this weekend to remember an officer killed in the line of duty. its been one year since the officer was allegedly shot and killed by henry smith junior accused of leading police on a chase after he robbed a bank the memorial is planned for tomorrow morning on the steps of city hall. the suspect will appear in court for his hearing on november 27th. >> we have major east bay traffic problems. sal has the information. >> reporter: we have the problems at the toll plaza because of that earlier crash, happened much earlier. the traffic is getting a little better
treated for a serious injuries after the state department in washington d.c., they were working on ductwork when the fire sparked up yesterday morning. one suffered life-threatening injuries. the other two are seriously hurt but expected to survive. the building was evacuated for a short time. >>> the white house and cok may have reached a deal. they have a few weeks to reach the deal before the country falls over the fiscal cliff. we are updated as lawmakers return to washington this week from their holiday break. >> reporter: after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday,. >> i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: congressional leaders expressed optimism to reaching more in tax increases and that is to take effect next year. >> constructive meeting with the president to talk about america's physical problem. >> we have the cornerstones of being able to work something out. >> reporter: they have been working behind the scenes to find common ground. the sticking points how to bring in more tax revenue and reduce spending on program
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